China · Religion

Six cult members murder a woman in a McDonald’s

May 28, 2014 Zhaoyuan, Shandong, China Six people beat a woman to death for refusing to give them her phone number The group of six were members of the banned cult Church of the Almighty God. (The Chinese government has banned the group claiming they have been involved in various criminal activities including deceit, theft,… Continue reading Six cult members murder a woman in a McDonald’s

China · Massacres/Mass Murder · Political

The Yangzhou massacre, as many as 800,000 victims

May 20, 1645 Yangzhou, China The 10-day Yangzhou massacre begins, resulting in a death toll as high as 800,000 The Yangzhou area was loyal to the Ming empire, and when the Qing dynasty took hold soldiers eliminated potential threats, inflicted punishment for resisting the new dynasty, and made a public example out of the city.… Continue reading The Yangzhou massacre, as many as 800,000 victims

China · School Violence

Stabbing spree at primary school

December 14, 2012 Wenshu Township, Guangshan County, Henan, China Min Yingjun (36) stabs 23 children and an elderly woman, though none of the victims were mortally wounded Yingjun first visited the home of the elderly woman who lived next to the Chenpeng Village Primary School. He stole a knife from her home, attacked her with… Continue reading Stabbing spree at primary school

China · Massacres/Mass Murder · School Violence

9 killed by knife at boys’ dormitory

November 26, 2004 Ruzhou, China Yan Yanming (21) enters a boys' high school dormitory with a knife, killing 9 and injuring 3 Yanming, whose motive behind the attack remains unclear, stabbed and sliced at the high schoolers he came across, stabbing some in the heart and slicing the necks of others. He was arrested the… Continue reading 9 killed by knife at boys’ dormitory